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1984 (novel) 22, 101, 274, 292, 310, 344, 432

666 (number of the Beast) 130 n4, 260-262, 345, 445

9/11 (September 2001 attack on the U.S.) 25, 52, 81, 145, 363, 407

A

abortion 70, 82, 102, 208, 209, 217, 221, 319, 336, 368, 372, 385

abuse of children and teenagers, sexual 122, 334, 413, 425, 427-428, 431, 447

Acholi Religious Leaders' Peace Initiative (ARLPI) 74-75, 131, 142, 161 n3

Alexander, Brooks 235, 397, 415

al-Qaida 80-81

American exceptionalism 375, 443-444

Anand, Margot 368, 373

Andrews, Paul 62, 67 n5, 103, 131, 182, 187, 200, 229

angels, fallen 260-262

Anglicanism:

and syncretism or the URI 18, 47, 53, 74 (also n2), 83, 98, 103, 140-146, 183, 191, 193, 196, 203, 212, 215, 218, 220, 224, 453

New Age 146-156, 247, 410

Anthroposophy 131, 194 n2, 248 (also n6), 257-258, 286

anti-Catholicism 7, 23, 51 n4, 70, 123, 156, 188, 204-206, 246, 269-270, 339

Antichrist 3, 4, 213, 242, 254 n1, 256 n3, 352, 353, 356, 410, 412, 417-419, 432, 436-438, 442, 444, 446, 447

anti-Christianity 5, 6, 8, 9, 26, 33, 51, 52, 70, 89, 123, 124, 130 n4, 132, 148-149, 155, 176-177, 179, 180-182, 184-186, 188, 204, 205, 209, 214, 224 n2, 236, 239, 250, 251-252, 255 n2, 256-258, 266, 269-270, 273, 278, 283, 332, 339-340, 344, 349, 351, 366-367, 373, 396, 408, 410, 412, 415, 417 n2, 419, 432, 433, 442, 444

anti-Islamic prejudice 51, 78, 80 n5, 184, 214, 269, 366, 440, 448

anti-Semitism 70 n1, 121, 123, 124, 180, 182, 184, 265-269, 271, 273, 229, 330-331, 440 n1, 442-443, 447 (also n6)

apocalypse 255 n2, 321, 324, 341-342, 349, 358, 399, 409, 410-412, 415, 417-421, 439, 444; see also Second Coming of Christ

Appreciative Inquiry 44, 56, 63-69, 203; see also SIGMA Project (Case Western Reserve Univ.)

Arinze, Cardinal Francis 51 n4, 52, 158, 159, 160, 173-174, 176, 181, 188, 209, 210, 215, 217, 244, 394

Ark of Hope 381

artificial contraception 17, 70, 82, 217-222, 295, 319, 366, 372, 385; see also family planning; population control

Artress, Lauren 103, 146-150, 401

Aryan, Aryans 251, 253, 254, 264-265

Assisi, interfaith meetings at 164, 306

astrology 229, 252, 254 n5, 257, 264-265

Atlantis, Atlanteans 254, 261-262, 264-265, 268, 270

atomic weapons; see nuclear weapons

Aztecs, as New Age spiritual models 200, 307

B

Bailey, Alice A. 15, 20-21, 29, 132, 133, 248, 259-285, 288, 295, 299, 300, 302, 307, 308, 315, 318, 323, 324-326, 331, 334, 342, 347, 348, 349, 355, 358, 375, 410, 418 n1, 446

Bailey, Foster 15, 20, 260, 265, 270, 273, 278, 280-281, 349, 355, 422

Bailey, Mary 278

Baker, James 25, 370

Barnhart, Bruno 191

Barrett, Richard 225

Bartlett, Rep. Roscoe 117

Belloc, Hilaire 245

Benedict XV, Pope 228

Benedict XVI, Pope 173; see also Ratzinger, Joseph

Besant, Annie 20, 29, 121 n13, 254, 257

Beversluis, Joel 40, 43, 70, 181, 206

biological warfare; see smallpox

birth, New Age view of 128, 155, 218, 264, 319, 329, 336

Blair, Tony 97, 405, 407

Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna (HPB) 17, 18-20, 29, 39, 40, 239, 241, 242, 245, 247, 248-258, 259-261, 272, 285, 299, 328, 348-349, 402, 410

Borg, Marcus 143

Brave New World (novel) 153

Braybrooke, Marcus 196, 199, 207, 216, 257

Brewer, Earl 193

Buddhism and the URI 48, 51, 54, 57, 77, 89, 108, 109, 137 n3, 164 n1, 167, 172, 180, 189, 207, 212, 215, 216, 366, 452, 453, 454

Bunyan, John 401

Bush, George H. W. (U. S. President,1989-1993) 24, 116, 363, 392, 408

Bush, George W. (U. S. President, 2001-) 5, 7, 13, 18, 25, 99, 100, 102, 406, 407, 408

C

Campbell, Joan Brown 52

Capitalism 5, 12, 38, 124, 225, 236, 280, 296, 309, 245, 359

Carey, Archbishop George (Anglican) 144, 146, 154

Carlyle Group 125

Carter, Jimmy 114, 313, 378

Cathedral of St. John the Divine (Episcopal) 38 n1, 145, 146, 150, 151

Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM) 51

censorship, press 76, 89

Chaffee, Paul 52, 65, 129, 134, 156, 158, 163, 183, 216

Chaput, Archbishop Charles (Catholic) 431

Charles, Bishop Otis (Episcopal) 84, 87, 162

Chesterton, G. K. 33, 239, 240, 241, 357

China, People's Republic of 5, 44, 51, 54, 98, 102, 142, 156-157, 185, 214, 280, 309, 344, 346, 355, 366, 373, 376, 397, 408, 413, 416

Chisthi, Ghulam Rasool 80, 82

Chopra, Deepak 111, 346, 367, 374

Christ; see Jesus

Christian Reconstructionists 422

Church of Scientology; see Scientology

civilization, destruction of 262, 276-279, 282-283, 309, 311, 331, 357, 390, 404-405

Clinton, Hillary 99, 135, 147, 367

Clinton, William J. (U. S. President, 1993-2001) 99, 132, 186, 363

Club of Budapest 97, 108, 378, 383

Club of Rome 24

coercion, religious 10-11, 175-176, 186, 231-232, 426, 446, 451

Common Market (Europe) 280; see also European

Commission; European Union

Communion and Liberation 416 n2, 424 n1, 429

Communism, Marxist 7, 116, 134, 142 n11, 225, 279- 282, 293, 296, 298, 305, 310, 343, 345 (also n4), 397, 414-417, 419, 430, 433, 448

Communism, spiritual 12, 132, 246, 275, 279-282, 310, 342-346

conspiracy and conspiracy theory 12, 16, 102, 214, 254, 391, 396-398

Constitution, U. S. 70, 73, 324, 344, 393 n4, 407 n4

contraception; see artificial contraception

Coomaraswamy, Rama 40 n5

Cooperrider, David 43-44, 46, 63-66, 79

Corless, Roger 172, 216

Corporations, as supporters of or participants in interfaith, New Age, and globalist movements:

Appreciative Inquiry 64

population control 221, 295

State of the World Forum 25, 26, 368, 370, 374, 378

World Economic Forum 17, 24, 389, 394

World Millennium Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders 50-51, 94, 111

Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions 39 n1, 42, 45, 53, 110, 112, 167, 207, 383

Council of All Beings 90-91

Council on Spiritual Practices 85, 86 n2, 368; see also Robert Jesse

Cousteau, Jacques-Yves 220

creation spirituality 152, 153, 155; see also Techno Cosmic Mass

Creme, Benjamin 248 n2, 314 n2, 418 n1

"crisis of birth" 299-300, 302

Cross, replacement of 201, 202, 262, 316, 413

teachings of Alice Bailey 263

teachings of Unification Church 123-124

Crowley, Aleister 130 (also n4)

Crusades 1, 124

cults and sectarian religious movements 11-12, 36, 51, 75 n7, 115-126, 159 n1, 189, 192 n1, 194, 204 n3, 227-229, 235, 253-254, 256, 276, 407 n6, 408, 415-416, 421-430, 440 n1, 441, 442, 445-447; see also entries for the specific movement

Cultural Revolution, Chinese 280, 282, 355, 410

D

Dalai Lama, the 5, 47, 51, 98, 107, 110, 112, 114, 136, 180-181, 218, 236, 285, 408

Danzinger, Lesley 377

darkness, and Theosophy 241, 249, 253, 283, 328, 349

Davidson, Gordon 132-133, 281 n1, 284, 285-286

Davis, Gray 100, 408

Davis, Rep. Danny K. 117-118

Dawson, Christopher 42

Dayton, Sen. Mark 118

death, New Age view of 7, 33, 75, 128, 130, 212, 212 n7, 246, 250, 266, 277-279, 285, 288, 306-307, 318-323, 329, 330, 342, 349, 355, 390, 402, 405

Declaration of Independence, U. S. 13

Diocese of California Episcopal 5, 17, 35, 45, 86-87, 140, 141, 143, 153, 154, 165

Dispensationalism 414, 440 n1, 441

dissent, religious 159 n4, 160-174, 205-206, 229, 308, 416 n2, 430, 431

divinity, ascribed to mankind 7, 25, 34, 192, 193, 249, 250, 262-263, 316-319, 325, 329, 333, 350, 391

divorce 82, 319, 338

Dolan, Fr. Luis Catholic 94, 110, 111, 167, 169 n1, 382

Doonesbury (comic strip) 157

dragon, religion of the 130, 245, 250, 254, 255 (also n2), 412, 445

Dreher, Rod 427, 431

drug abuse 19, 82, 84-87, 101, 122 n4, 129, 130, 131, 147, 152, 154, 183, 337, 367, 374-375

E

Earth Charter movement 5, 12, 16-17, 24, 73, 50, 51, 96-97, 104, 126, 151, 193 n1, 210, 220, 225, 358, 368, 380-388, 391, 398, 401, 407

Eastern Orthodoxy 8, 11, 49, 89, 140, 158 n5, 213 (also n5), 229, 426 n7, 442

ecumenical movement, contrasted with interfaith movement 10-11

Eden, Garden of 7, 246, 396, 404, 405

education, New Age 21, 87-89, 128, 131, 243-244, 258, 264, 274, 276, 279, 295, 300, 313-314, 317, 322, 334, 336

Ehrlich, Paul and Anne 26, 373

entheogens (drug use for spiritual purposes) 84- 87, 373-375

Episcopal Church 5, 8, 15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 35, 42, 44, 50, 56, 84, 86 (also n2), 87,125, 131, 135, 135 n12, 140-147, 149, 151-159, 162-165, 178, 183, 189, 193, 199, 205, 207, 216, 219, 222, 226, 235, 236, 251, 322, 394, 452, 453, 456; see also Cathedral of St. John the Divine; Diocese of California; Grace Cathedral; National Cathedral

Epting, Bishop Christopher (Episcopal) 141 (also n5), 145

Erhard, Werner 137 n11, 162-163, 347

Escrivá, Fr. Josemaría (Catholic) 425-427, 446

Est, 163; see also Erhard, Werner

eugenics 7, 263, 294-296

European Commission (EC) 45, 46, 369

European Union (EU) 204, 236, 309, 344, 356, 393 n1, 394, 401, 429

Euthanasia 7, 101, 208, 294-296, 319, 321 n4, 333-336, 391

evangelization, religious 5, 6, 9, 38, 100, 158-159, 160, 175-182, 184, 209, 230-234, 235, 425, 429

evolution, New Age views of 7, 21, 22, 33, 34, 46, 65- 66, 148, 167, 174, 192-193, 195, 212 (also n7), 213, 240-241, 243, 246, 248 n6, 252-253, 256, 260-262, 263-265, 269-270, 275, 276-279, 281-282 (also n1), 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 294-300, 302-303, 307-308, 309, 310, 311-312, 314 n1, 316, 317, 318-319, 320-324, 325-326, 327-328, 330, 332-333, 337, 343, 350, 357, 384, 390, 402, 403; see also progress, as New Age article of faith

exclusive religions 3, 70 n1, 177, 180-188, 195, 196, 204, 215 n7, 233 n6, 263, 320, 339, 340, 440

extinction, human 311, 390; see also "selection" of mankind, New Age concept of

extra-terrestrial beings 328, 343, 379

extreme-right politics and religion (Nazis, Fascists, Moonies, and rightist New Ecclesial Movements) 12, 110, 115-126, 178, 185, 209-210, 214, 228, 244, 254 (also n5), 263, 264, 267, 268, 275, 276, 281 n4, 289-293, 296, 297-298, 305, 310-311 (also n1), 321 n4, 331, 356 n2, 411-438, 440-448

F

Fairgrove, Rowan 48 (also n7), 129

fall of man, 7, 246, 258, 318, 332; see also Original Sin

families 12, 22, 25, 45, 50, 65, 70, 84, 117, 121, 124, 129, 208, 223, 240, 319, 345 n4, 370, 404, 422 n5, 424; see also marriage

family planning 98, 99, 102, 168, 218, 219, 252, 372; see also artificial contraception, population control

Fascism 12, 414-416

Faust (Goethe) 37

Feminism, 5, 66, 106, 166, 173, 225-227, 236, 257, 340, 385; see also ordination of women priests

Firmage, Joe 379

Fitzgerald, Archbishop Michael (Catholic) 159, 160

Flood (Biblical Deluge) 213, 218, 262, 357

Focolare 416 n2, 423, 430

Fonda, Jane 26

forgiveness of sins 50, 124, 163, 262, 317-318, 319, 332, 333, 429

foundations - supporters of or participants in

interfaith, New Age, and globalist movements:

Appreciative Inquiry 64

population control, 218, 221

State of the World Forum 378-379

United Religions Initiative 58-62

World Economic Forum 394

World Millennium Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders 25

Fox, Fr. Matthew (Episcopal) 18, 21, 146, 150, 152- 156, 192, 219, 240, 286, 326, 347, 369

Fransen, Jim 220-221, 227

freedom:

of religion 8, 10, 11, 70 (also n4), 112, 126, 176, 178-181, 217, 344, 415, 445

progressive/evolutionary, globalist and New Age redefinitions of 7, 33, 41, 88, 131, 182, 185, 227, 231-232, 246, 279, 292, 293-294, 303, 323, 329, 330, 335, 340, 345, 348, 355, 380 n2, 384, 355, 386, 396, 408

Freemasonry 19, 20, 21, 48, 137, 248, 273-274, 350, 419 n5, 422, 442, 446, 479

French Revolution 147, 223-224, 396, 412

Frew, Donald 16, 28, 36 n8, 41, 42, 44 n5, 49, 50, 52, 53n1, 54, 57, 58, 62, 63, 67, 69, 72, 74, 77, 81 (also n8), 82, 83, 87 n4, 90, 95, 102, 103 n1, 110, 113-114, 115, 125, 125 n3, 126 n7, 127, 128, 129, 129 n2, 139, 140, 141 n6, 158, 162, 175-176, 182, 201, 202, 224, 225, 452 n1, 453 (also nn 1, 2)

fundamentalism, religious 1, 6, 9-10, 36, 38, 50, 77n3, 79 (also n3), 107 n7, 134, 182-188, 195, 196, 211, 269, 340, 390

G

Garner, Sanford 125, 145 (also n4)

Garrison, James 357, 365-367, 369, 371, 378 n8, 381

Gates, Bill 17, 59, 62, 221, 393, 394

gay issues 5, 18 (also n5), 56 n5, 83-84, 119, 120, 122 n4, 130 n4, 143, 172, 180, 202, 236, 340, 385, 393 n4, 447

germ warfare; see smallpox

Gibbs, Fr. Charles (Episcopal) 34, 35, 38 n1, 50 n4, 53, 54, 55, 56, 79, 80, 82, 93, 95, 96, 100, 103, 115 n3, 125, 145, 169 n1, 179, 180, 193 n1, 199, 214, 223, 225, 242, 452, 455

Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance 56, 59, 74 (also n2)

global brain 308, 348, 350, 403, 430

Global Education Associates 43, 45, 167, 169, 172 n5, 194, 447

global ethic movement 6, 206-210, 216, 218, 236, 350

global governance 1, 7, 12, 16, 24, 93, 102-104, 350, 357, 365-366, 370-372, 393 (also n4), 432-433

Global Green, USA 151, 376; see also Green Cross International

global heart 308

global soul 37, 93, 287, 308; see also spirit of the earth

global spirituality 185, 195, 198, 203, 216, 223, 224, 350

globalist movement 353-398

globalization 355-398, 402-408, 410, 412-413; 419- 421, 445-447

political 7, 12, 15-17, 23-25, 26-27, 102-104, 125, 213, 224-226, 274-276, 279-282, 302, 308-312, 324, 342-345

religious 6, 9, 36, 37-38, 42-43, 134-136, 167, 182- 205, 222-224, 255-256, 270-273, 287-288, 307-308, 339-340

Gnosticism 130, 212 n7, 228, 241, 251, 258, 278, 281 (also n4), 350, 395

Goldin Institute for International Partnership and Peace 57

Godwin, Joscelyn 358

Gorbachev Foundation 15-16, 24, 102 (also n8), 103 n13, 360, 361 n4, 378

Gorbachev, Mikhail 1, 15-16, 16 n2, 22, 23-24, 37, 98, 102, 103 n13, 104, 152, 249, 310, 313, 346, 358, 359-365, 370, 372-373, 375-376, 378, 380-382, 386, 405, 406, 407, 415, 418, 434

Grace Cathedral (Episcopal) 38 n1, 44, 52, 103, 112, 133, 136, 140, 145, 146, 148 n5, 150, 153, 164, 180, 183, 190, 199 (also n6), 200, 201, 207, 223

Gray, Bettina 110, 223

Great Invocation (Theosophical prayer) 22, 132, 278, 324, 325

Green Cross International and affiliates 15-16, 24, 152, 362, 375, 376, 380, 381, 386-388, 401, 406; see also Global Green, USA

Gretschmann, Klaus 394, 401

Griswold, Bishop Frank T. (Episcopal Presiding Bishop, 1997-)140-141, 141 n1, 143, 143 n5, 183, 394

Guenon, Rene 3, 4, 40 (also n7), 91 n4, 185n5, 194 n2, 204 nn3,4, 233 n6, 235 n2, 256 n3, 245 n2, 346, 351, 352, 404, 418 n2, 420-421, 432, 435-438

Gundani, Paul 168, 218

Gunderson, Gary 114, 156

Gutierrez, Rosalia 178 n1, 180, 453

H

Hai, Iftekhar 106, 164 n1, 218, 453

Han, Wenzao 156

Hare Krishna movement (ISKCON) 126

Hashish, use by Helena P. Blavatsky 19

Hekate (Pagan deity) 5, 49-50, 410

Hermes (Pagan deity) 5, 49-50, 410

Herzberg, Rabbi Arthur 187

hierarchy, spiritual, New Age concept of 261-265, 271, 272, 275, 277-284, 295, 308 n3, 318, 325, 342, 349, 402, 436-437, 446

highly evolved beings: see extra-terrestrial beings

Hinduism, and the URI 8, 36, 40 (also nn5,7), 41, 47, 51, 52 n4, 54, 57, 108, 109, 124, 137 n3, 152, 155 n2, 164 n1, 170 n8 176-177, 180-181, 194, 195, 196, 215, 306, 311 (also n6), 453-454

Hiroshima, atomic bombing of 278, 300, 323

Hitler, Adolf 23, 27, 117, 121, 251, 275, 290, 291, 300, 310-311 (also n1), 330-331, 332, 348, 355, 356 n2, 416, 416 n3, 417 (also n2), 420, 443, 445 n2

Hock, Dee 46, 56, 57, 103, 134, 404-405

Hoeller, Stefan 258, 281 n4

Hollister, Juliet 111, 198

Holocaust (genocide of the Jews during World War II) 36, 121, 267, 268, 330

Homosexuality: see gay issues

Houston, Jean 147, 284, 326, 346, 367, 368 n1

Hubbard, Barbara Marx 7, 21, 22, 23, 33, 34, 66, 85- 86, 103, 115, 131, 134, 135, 150, 193, 212, (also n7), 219, 240, 242, 243, 247, 262, 269, 284, 286, 299, 300, 302, 316-326, 342, 346, 348, 349, 350, 357, 358, 368, 391, 402, 403, 407, 416

Huerta, Christian de la 83, 180

Huxley, Aldous 134, 153

I

Imbens-Fransen, Annie 166, 227, 453

Incas, as New Age spiritual models 307 (also n2)

individual identity, submergence of in New Age 66, 70, 90 n3, 243-244, 274-275, 289, 292, 294-295, 309, 319, 324, 342, 367, 387, 388, 391, 397, 401, 402-403, 446

Ingham, Bishop Michael (Anglican) 47, 141, 143, 183-184, 193, 206

Interfaith Center at the Presidio 156, 158, 163, 164 n1, 201, 202

Interfaith Center of New York 50, 103, 110, 145 n6, 150, 381

Interfaith curriculum for children, URI 76, 87-89

Interfaith movement, other than the United Religions Initiative: 6, 10-11, 26, 36, 39-44, 45-46, 50-52, 54 n8, 109-114, 115 n3, 124-126, 128-129, 134, 136, 138 nn10,11), 156, 163-164, 167, 185 n5, 187-188, 191-196, 199-200, 201-203, 206-207, 217 n5, 229-230, 233-234, 259, 367, 381, 389; see also names of specific interfaith organizations

Interfaith Sacred Space Design Competition 201- 203

International Diplomacy Council 97, 99, 223, 406

Interreligious dialogue, orthodox Catholic position on: 9-11, 51 n4, 158-160, 164, 173-174, 176, 181-182, 187, 188, 213-215, 217, 224, 229-234, 408; see also Arinze, Cardinal

Islam:

mainstream, and the URI, 44, 54, 56, 57, 74-75, 83, 100, 106-107, 137 n3, 164 n1, 200 n8, 453

radical, and the URI, 77-82

Israel 36 n6, 44, 49, 53, 56, 82, 105 n2, 106, 107 n7, 120, 166, 169, 268, 399 n8, 440-441, 447 n6, 453; see also Palestine; Zionism

J

Jain, Bawa 50, 51, 103, 110

Jainism, and the URI 109

Jesse, Robert 86 n2, 368, 374, 375 (also n1); see also Council on Spiritual Practices; Rhythm Society

Jesus, the Christ:

heterodox and New Age views on, 22, 88-89, 116, 120, 121, 123, 124, 130, 131 n13, 132, 143, 150, 155, 172-173, 174, 177, 179, 183-184, 190-191, 193, 194, 215-217, 226, 239, 241, 242, 250, 251-252, 253, 256, 260, 262-263, 266-267, 279, 282, 283, 288- 289, 307-308, 316-318, 319, 325, 328-329, 347, 357, 358, 367, 368 n27, 395, 440

traditional Christian views on, 9-10, 11, 32, 34, 160, 203-204, 210, 217, 230-234, 236, 238, 241, 242, 244, 351-352, 354, 441, 442-443, 444

Jesus Christ, the Bearer of the Water of Life (Vatican Document on the New Age) 228

Jewish Temple, plans to rebuild 440-441

John XXIII, Pope 229, 270 (also n1), 304, 305

John Paul II, Pope 122 n4, 163 n7, 184, 217, 221-222, 227, 228, 229, 232, 233, 234, 304, 305 (also n4), 410, 425, 429

Johnson, K. Paul 258

Jones, Fr. Alan (Episcopal) 103, 145, 164, 190, 200

Journal of the United Religions 185, 191-195

Judaism, and the URI 7, 8, 106, 214, 215, 246, 360

K

Karma 239, 256, 258, 262, 266, 267, 306

King, Ursula 286

Kirby, Richard 193

Kirby, Sr. Joan (Catholic) 110, 111, 168

Knitter, Paul 172

Knox, Ronald 413

Kreeft, Peter 444 n4

Kreutzer, Anke 185 (also n5), 194, 197, 216

Kucinich, Dennis 101

Küng, Hans 51 n10, 112, 173, 184, 206-210

L

Labyrinth movement 149-150, 171 n10

Lambeth Conference (Anglican), 1998 144 (also n11), 212, 215

Laszlo, Ervin 97, 368, 405

Latter-Day Saints, Church of (Mormons) 157-158, 196

Lattin, Don 190

Legionaries of Christ 422, 423, 424 n1, 425, 428-429, 445

Lemurians 261, 264, 265

Lenin, V. I. 27, 117, 122, 236, 244, 275, 279, 280, 300, 343, 348, 358, 447

Lerner, Michael (Jewish) 135, 346, 368

Levada, Archbishop William (Catholic) 161 (also n6), 164, 226

Lewis, C. S. 11, 13, 92, 190, 243, 244, 303-304, 317, 327-328, 349, 358, 402-403, 407 n6, 414, 415, 442-443, 444

liberalism, secular Western: 6-8, 16, 25, 50, 66, 71, 82-83, 100, 102, 224-226, 254, 293-294, 296, 298, 358, 359-360, 377, 383, 390, 393 (also n4), 408, 418

liberty: see freedom

Lord's Prayer, New Age versions of:

Matthew Fox 155

Barbara Marx Hubbard 317

Interfaith Center at the Presidio 113

Neale Donald Walsch 317-318

lowerarchy 92

Lucifer 7, 246-247, 249-250, 252, 260, 261; see also Satan

Lucifer Publishing Company 15, 20, 248

Lucis Trust 7, 15, 20, 21, 22, 60, 112, 131, 132, 215 n7, 247, 248, 257, 259-283, 307, 314, 315, 324, 412

Lucis Trust - related organizations:

Arcane School 15, 20, 259, 314

Lucis Publishing Company 20, 314

World Goodwill 20, 132, 257, 259, 268, 281, 325, 383, 412

World Service Fund 60, 131

Lukacs, John 414 n3, 417 (also n2)

Luyckx, Marc 369

Lyons, Oren 376

M

Machiavelli, Niccolo 312

Macy, Joanna 90

Maitreya (Theosophical) 26, 314 (also n3), 325, 418 (also n1)

marriage 18, 23, 52, 80 (also n5), 84, 119, 124, 125, 208, 219-220, 240, 268, 334-335, 357, 416 n3; see also families

Martin, Fr. Daniel (Catholic) 286

Marx, Karl 244, 445

Marxism 3, 122, 187, 281 n4, 289, 292-293, 302, 345 n4, 358, 397, 428; see also Communism

Masonry: see Freemasonry

Matser, Fred 361 n4

Mattison, Avon 103, 284-285

Mayans, as New Age spiritual models 49, 307, 313, 324

McCloskey, Fr. John (Catholic) 427

McGinn, Bernard 418, 438

McLaughlin, Corinne 132-133, 281 n1, 284, 285

McLennan, Scotty 157

Men, Fr. Alexander (Eastern Orthodox) 415

Miguel de Portugal 413-414

millenarianism 194, 195, 211-214, 223, 254, 285, 337, 339, 341-342, 372, 403, 427, 435, 436, 440-441

Mische, Patricia 43, 194-195, 368

modernism (heretical tendency within the Roman Catholic Church) 8, 174, 272, 386, 408

monism, as view of God and/or the universe 33, 327, 338

Moon, Sun Myung 5, 110, 116-126, 145 n4, 236, 263, 422, 426 n12

Moonies; see Unification Church and related organizations

Mormons: see Latter-Day Saints, Church of

Morton, James Parks 38 n1, 103, 110, 145 (also n6), 146, 150-152

Muggeridge, Malcolm 33, 244, 358, 377

Muller, Robert 7, 21, 50, 93, 101, 103, 111-112, 131, 132 n10, 133-134, 135, 184-185, 195 (also n4), 219, 220, 223-224, 241, 247, 269, 271, 284, 286, 306-315, 346, 348, 349, 358, 368 n1, 372, 383, 403, 416

N

Nagasaki, atomic bombing of 278, 323

National Cathedral, Washington DC (Episcopal) 125, 145, 150

National Council of Churches (US) 52, 112, 193, 201, 207

National Socialism: see Nazism

nation-state, obsolescence of 1, 12, 93-94, 119, 133- 134, 213, 279-280, 298, 299-300, 302, 303, 305, 308-312, 342-346, 357, 360, 362-364, 370, 381-382, 444

nature-worship 24, 38 n1, 151, 188-201, 249, 361

Nazism 178, 209, 214, 228, 244, 254 (also n5), 264, 267, 268, 275, 276, 290 n4, 291, 293, 296, 321 n4, 331, 397, 413, 415, 416, 442, 443, 445n2, 447

Neocatechumenal Way 432

Neopaganism 28, 41, 127-128, 148, 162, 254; see also Wicca

Nesky, Andrew 48

Neuhaus, Fr. Richard (Catholic) 38

New Age movement 15, 18-23, 131-139, 146-156, 227-229, 237-352, 366-369, 373-375, 376-377, 396-398

"new civilization" 14, 15, 16, 24, 37 (also n5), 42-43, 182, 204, 359-360, 375 n1, 396, 397

New Group of World Servers 263, 268, 274, 277, 281, 282 (also n1), 308 n3

New Oxford Review 1, 431 n1, 447, 479

New Religion:

New Age and globalist predictions / proposals 34, 93-94, 255, 270-274, 286, 287-289, 306-308, 316-319, 339-342, 361, 366-369, 376-377, 389- 391, 394-395, 404-406, 412

trends 37-38, 159-160, 206, 231, 413-415

URI and 71, 131, 132-136, 188-205, 235-236

new world order 7, 10, 14, 15, 26, 35, 38, 42-43, 103, 167, 206-211, 246, 265, 272, 273, 274-276, 279, 281, 282, 308-312, 346, 358 (also n6), 359, 360, 363-364, 393-394, 398, 404-407, 409-410, 413-414, 416-418, 480

Newman, Cardinal John Henry 34

Nietzsche, Friedrich 432-436

Nobel Peace Prize, predicted for the URI 44

nuclear war 1, 36, 278, 323, 355, 389

nuclear weapons 1, 7, 24, 36, 227, 246, 269, 277-278, 300, 323, 348, 373, 413

O

O'Brien, Michael 439

occultism; see Neopaganism; Theosophy

omega point 288, 349

one-world religion: see syncretism, religious; New Religion

Opus Dei 422-429, 445, 446

ordination of women priests 18, 82, 83, 172, 173, 205, 226-227, 385; see also feminism

Original Sin 239, 241, 332, 374; see also Fall of Man

O'Rourke, Fr. Gerard (Catholic) 139, 161, 161-165, 202, 225, 229

Orthodoxy, Eastern 8, 11, 49, 57 n3, 89, 140, 158, 158 n5, 213 (also n5), 229, 442, 480

Orwell, George 101, 274, 310, 331, 344, 356, 416-417, 432

Ottley, Bishop James (Anglican) 33, 142, 220, 224

Overpopulation: see population control and population reduction

P

Palestine 266, 268, 269, 420 n2, 440-441; see also Israel; Zionism

Pantheism 33, 227-229

Parliament of World Religions:

1893 6, 39-41, 43

1993 41-43, 128

1999 77, 199, 272

2004 110

Pathways to Peace 103, 138, 284-285

Patten, Chris 356

Paul VI, Pope 232, 305

Paul, the Apostle 9, 34, 214, 238, 241, 242, 244, 266, 368 (also n27), 417, 442, 443

persecution, religious 36, 52 n3, 70, 182-188, 204, 213, 344, 410, 416, 417-419, 427-428, 432, 443, 444-448

Peruman, Sri Ravi 108, 126 n3, 180, 225

Peter, the Apostle 192 n1, 230, 242, 250, 251, 421, 444-445

Pike, Bishop James (Episcopal) 18

Pius X, Pope 8, 174, 408 (also n2), 411

Pius XI, Pope 209-210, 228, 229-230, 351, 411, 442

Pius XII, Pope 210, 411

plan, hierarchical, New Age concept of 22, 244, 260, 275, 276, 324, 325

planning, as New Age article of faith 34, 279-280, 285, 294-296, 302-303, 355, 358, 360, 402

Ponedel, David 113, 136 n10, 199 (also n8)

population control 7, 98-99, 217-222, 225, 246, 252, 263-264, 295-296, 299, 384, 387; see also abortion; artificial contraception; family planning; population reduction

population reduction 26, 219-221, 307, 372-373, 390, 398

prayer, as a response to the present crisis 10, 27, 235, 352, 409, 438-439, 448

pre-millennial dispensationalism (Protestant eschatological belief) 440-441

progress, as New Age article of faith 7, 189, 244, 246, 252, 263, 272, 288-289, 291, 293, 294, 296, 297, 299, 301-303, 309, 314 n1, 340, 356, 367, 412; see also evolution, New Age views of

Project for a New American Century 407 (also n6)

proselytizing, religious 3, 40 n5, 41, 52, 173, 175-182, 194, 204 n3, 451

Protestantism - Evangelical churches 7, 20, 50 n5, 100, 140, 146, 151, 157, 183, 229, 235, 246, 351, 395, 415, 441 n1, 448

Protestantism - Mainline churches, other than Anglicans and Episcopalians 26, 140, 146, 229

Protestantism and the URI 11, 26, 57 n3, 100, 112, 140, 142, 156-158, 184, 452, 453, 454; see also Anglicanism; Episcopal Church

R

racism 123, 208, 252-253, 254 n2, 264-265, 196-299, 393n4, 441-443

radical social change, New Age calls for 263-264, 265, 270-273, 274-276, 279-283, 288-289, 294-296, 301-304, 308-313, 319-326, 332-336, 339-346, 348-352

Rangel, Rep. Charlie 119

Rankin, William 56 (also n5), 74 n2, 78, 82, 152 n4, 174, 214, 215, 224

Ratzinger, Cardinal Joseph 173, 188, 233

reactionaries, New Age proposals and predictions of fate of 7, 246, 269-270, 274, 276-279, 285, 297-298, 301-302, 312, 320-323, 341-342

Regnum Christi 424 n3

Reich, Robert 186

relativism, religious and philosophical 63-66, 186- 187, 215-217, 230, 233-234, 236, 331-332, 350, 371-372, 433

reproductive rights; see abortion, artificial contraception, and population control

Republican Party, U. S. 5, 12-13, 18, 50, 100, 116, 363, 392

Rhythm Society 86 (also n2), 87; see also Jesse, Robert

Rice, Condoleezza 405, 407

Robert Muller Schools 21, 313-314, 383

Robinson, Gene 143

Rockefeller, David 391

Rockefeller, Laurance 150

Rockefeller, Steven 16-17, 368, 380, 382, 391

Roman Catholic Church:

Catechism of the Catholic Church 11, 13, 213, 229, 356,357, 432

Opponents of the URI 152, 158-160

Supporters of the URI 160-174

Archdiocese of San Francisco 162-165, 202, 209

Members of the URI Global Council 452, 453

Religious orders, male and female 169-172

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 165

Supporters of the Earth Charter 382, 383 (also n9)

see also Vatican, the

Ronning, Chester 280, 355

Rudolf Steiner Foundation 103

Ruse, Austin 51 (also n1), 52

Russia, 19, 24, 27, 53, 224 n2, 294 n5, 270, 279, 279 n4, 281, 300, 309, 359, 362, 413, 415, 416, 440, 445; see also Soviet Union

Russian Revolution 27, 270, 280

S

"sacred earth" 38 n1, 188-205

Sanat Kumara 261 (also n9), 325

Satan 31, 49, 116-117, 119, 120, 121, 203, 209, 213, 229, 249, 250, 254 n1, 255 n2, 319, 413, 417, 437, 440, 443, 447

Satanism 130, 245

Schuman, Robert 133, 309

Schuon, Frithjof 3, 178 n3, 185 n5, 215 n7, 225 n6, 256 n3

Scientology 126

Second Coming of Christ:

heterodox and non-Christian views, 270-272, 284, 308, 318, 412

orthodox Christian views, 13, 32, 213-214, 410- 412, 417-419, 432; see also apocalypse

sects; see cults and sectarian religious movements

secular messianism 13, 213, 398

Seed, John 90-91

"selection" of mankind, New Age concept of 7, 243, 246, 252-253, 276, 297, 319, 320n1, 320-323, 342, 402

Semel, Rita 105, 164 n1, 183, 216

sexual ethics, New Age approach to 54, 129-131, 263-264, 319, 333-336, 338, 373-374

Sexual Information and Education Council of the US (SIECUS) 77, 82-83, 225

shamanism 16, 76, 90, 91 (also n4), 109, 130, 201, 368, 376-377, 389

Share International 26, 314 (also n3), 418

shari`a (Islamic law) 77 (also n3)

Sheed, Frank 214

Sheen, Archbishop Fulton J. (Catholic) 413

Shultz, George P. 99, 370 n3

SIGMA Project (Case Western Reserve University) 56, 63, 64; see also Appreciative Inquiry

Sikhism, and the URI 57, 108, 109, 200 n8, 452

Simon Magus 251

"simple living" and the State of the World Forum 375-377

smallpox, and Mikhail Gorbachev 23, 361-362

Smith, Huston, 23, 84-87

social Darwinism 7, 206, 319

social democracy 12

socialism 12, 24-25, 26, 226, 296, 308, 346, 356 n2, 358, 359-360, 361, 362, 366, 385, 389, 391, 410, 416 (also n2), 417, 433, 434, 435

Solovyov, Vladimir 419 (also n4)

Sophia (female "Holy Spirit") 227, 241-242, 251-252

Soros, George 1, 5, 25, 61, 101-102, 221, 370, 374, 378, 394, 408

Soviet Union 15, 23-24, 276, 280, 293, 296, 360, 362, 363 n6, 373, 388, 397

Spaak, Paul-Henri 356 (also n2)

Spangler, David 248 n2, 281 n1, 284, 286, 326

spirit of the earth 12, 203, 212, 297, 300-301; see also global soul

Spiritual Counterfeits Project 397

Spong, Bishop Jack (Episcopal) 18, 143, 251, 322

Stafford, Cardinal James Francis 424, 428

Stalin, J. V. 117, 275, 300, 397, 417, 420, 428, 439

Stallings, G. Augustus 122 (also n4), 123, 124

Stang, Betsy 138 n 11, 259

State Department, U. S. 7, 78 n5, 99, 406

State of the World Forum 5, 6, 16, 22, 24, 25, 26, 37, 103-104, 119, 187, 194, 346, 357, 358, 360, 365-379, 381, 388, 395, 398, 408

Steiner, Rudolf 61, 103, 131 (also n13), 194 n2, 248 (also n6), 257-258, 259, 383

Stevenson, Robert Louis 357

Strong, Maurice 16, 17, 24-25, 326, 368, 370 n3, 378, 380 (also n2), 388, 389-392, 406, 418

Suicide 78, 89 n2, 101, 208, 241, 276, 320, 336, 337, 391, 426, 446; see also euthanasia

Survivalism 444

swastika, in Theosophy and Nazism 253, 254 (also nn2,5)

Swidler, Leonard 173

Swing, Bishop William E. (Episcopal), 5, 12, 13, 15, 17-18, 33, 35-38, 42, 44-50, 52, 54, 56-58, 62-64, 66-68, 72, 76-79, 83-84, 86, 87, 93-94, 99-103, 106-107, 109-111, 113-115, 124-125, 127, 132 n10, 133, 135, 137, 140 (also n5), 144-146, 152-154, 157-165, 173-180, 182-186, 188-191, 199-200, 203, 205-206, 211-212, 214-216, 218-219, 221-227, 231, 236, 272, 287, 301, 340, 349, 369, 401, 405, 406, 452

syncretism, religious 3, 28, 84, 100, 151, 159, 164, 179, 188 (also n4), 189, 190, 196, 198-199, 201-205, 216, 230, 232-234, 412, 418, 430

T

Taliban 77, 79 (also nn 1, 2)

Tantra 16, 130, 334 (also n8), 373-374

Tay, Bishop Moses (Anglican) 203

Teasdale, Wayne 42, 173, 181, 195 (also n8), 206, 223

Techno Cosmic Mass 153-156; see also Fox, Fr. Matthew, creation spirituality, and University of Creation Spirituality

Teilhard de Chardin, S. J., Fr. Pierre (Catholic) 7, 21, 42-43, 134, 137, 243, 244, 247, 286-305, 323, 326, 348, 349, 358, 384, 402

Temple Mount Faithful 441

Temple of Understanding 15, 41, 45, 46, 109-113, 145 n6, 167-168, 198

Teresa, Mother (Catholic) 160

terrorism 1, 5, 36, 52, 77, 78-82, 89 n2, 178, 186, 192 n1, 236, 267, 272, 321, 322-323, 360, 363, 393-394, 404, 407, 413, 428

Thatcher, Margaret 370

Theosophical movement (spiritual movement founded in 1875 by H. P. Blavatsky) 3, 6, 7, 19-21, 29, 39, 40 nn 1, 7, 48, 131-136, 259-285, 287, 324-326, 328, 347, 352, 410, 418 nn 1, 2

Theosophical Society 7, 19-21, 39-40, 48, 131 n13, 193, 194 n2, 196, 197 n3, 204 n3, 248-258, 261 n9, 286, 418 n2

Thigpen, Paul 420

Third Reich: see Nazism

Ting, Bishop K. H. (Anglican) 142 (also n11), 185

Tolkien, J. R. R. 414, 422

Totalitarianism,

New Age apologetics for 7, 210, 243, 244, 270 n1, 274-281, 289-294, 308-312, 322, 324, 330-331, 342-346, 359-360, 370-372, 386-388, 402

Warnings against 356, 397-398, 413-417, 430; see also Fascism; Nazism; Communism

Tradition, Family, and Property (TFP) 447

Traditionalist School (Schuon, Guénon, et al.) 3-4, 178 n3, 185 n5, 233 n6, 256 n3, 432, 436-438

Traer, Robert 51 n10, 54 n8, 176, 187

Trilateral Commission 186, 378

Trower, Philip 448

Turner, Ted 26-27, 51-52, 102, 221, 313, 366-367, 373, 447

Tutu, Archbishop Desmond (Anglican) 53, 98, 103, 143, 218-219, 394

U

United Nations (UN) 5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 17, 24, 26, 35-36, 44, 47, 50, 51, 53, 55, 64, 66, 70, 75, 78 (also n1), 79 n2, 81 n8, 82, 93-99, 103, 111, 112, 119, 124 n11, 125, 127 n8, 132-136, 139, 142, 152, 160, 161 nn4,9, 167, 181, 184, 189, 193 n1, 206, 209, 217-221, 223, 225, 235, 236, 240, 247, 259, 269, 271, 278, 284, 286, 293, 306-315, 336, 360, 363, 364, 370, 378 (also n7), 379-382, 385, 386, 389, 392, 394, 406, 449; see also UN agencies

UN agencies:

UNEP 96-97

UNESCO 21, 58 n10, 94, 95, 97-99, 132, 169, 220, 284, 294, 313, 378, 379, 382

UNFPA 98-99, 168 n1, 218 (also n7), 221 n4

UNICEF 95, 284, 378, 379

University for Peace, 21, 24, 125, 133

UN declaration on religious freedom (1981) 70

Unification Church and related organizations 7, 115-126, 227

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); see Soviet Union

United Communities of Spirit 197-198, 200

United States Institute of Peace (USIP) 62, 99

"unity in diversity" 5, 33, 98, 109-114, 197, 236, 323, 351

University of Creation Spirituality 152

Upton, Charles 3-4, 9, 29, 37 n3, 40 n5, 70 n1, 77 n3, 80 n5, 89 n2, 91 n4, 106 n7, 155 n2, 178 n3, 181 n4, 183 nn4,5, 185 n5, 192 n1, 194 n2, 195 n4, 205 (also n1), 212 n7, 215 n7, 216 n2, 217 nn1,5, 233 n6, 248 n1, 254 nn1,5, 255 n2, 256 n3, 257 n3, 261 n9, 299 n6, 268 n5, 283 n4, 328 n5, 334 n8, 345 n2, 399 n8, 419 n3, 426 nn7,12, 430, 438, 441 n2, 447 n6

United Religions Initiative (URI):

changes in strategy since 1996 66-68

Charter 69-73, 449-451

cultural radicalism 76-92

funding sources 57-63

Global Council members 452-454

history 35-175

political agenda 206-214, 217-222, 224-226

powerful supporters 93-104

reasons to oppose 76-92, 175-234

situation as of 2004 53-55

works of mercy 73-76

utilitarianism, religious 222-224, 331-332

utopianism 5, 6, 11, 13, 15, 27, 37, 42, 93, 102, 136, 209, 211-214, 235, 262-263, 276, 303-304, 335, 341-342, 349, 358, 372, 378, 396-397, 404-405, 446

V

Vatican, the 21, 45, 51 n4, 52, 74 n3, 80, 81, 140, 152, 158-160, 164, 165, 167, 173, 223, 227-229, 232-234, 235, 256, 269, 272, 304-305, 349-351, 423-428

Vatican II (Roman Catholic Church council,1962- 1965) 10, 173, 189, 229-231, 234, 424, 443

Vatican view of the New Age; see Jesus Christ, the Bearer of the Water of Life

Verhofstadt, Guy 310

Veriditas: see Labyrinth movement

Vichy regime (France under German occupation, World War II) 291-292

Volkswagen 311

W

Wainaina, Fr. Joseph (Catholic) 169, 217

Walker, Antonio Garrigues 186

Walsch, Neale Donald 7, 22-23, 43, 102, 115, 131, 135- 136, 186, 195, 196, 239, 240, 243, 246, 247 (also n2), 262, 269, 288, 317-318, 236, 327-350, 355, 357, 358, 391, 403, 416

War on Terror 5, 100

war, as an occasion of progress 7, 246, 260-261, 276-279, 285, 291, 298-301, 303-304, 342, 344-345, 433-434

Ware, Bishop Kallistos (Eastern Orthodox) 213

Warner, Sen. John 118

wealthy supporters of or participants in interfaith, New Age, and globalist movements:

New Age leaders 150

population control 221

radicals or socialists, self-avowed 1, 5, 16, 17, 24- 25, 26-27, 51-52, 61, 101-102, 221, 313, 326, 366, 367, 368, 370 (also n3), 373, 374, 378, 380 (also n2), 388, 389-392, 394, 406, 408, 418, 447

State of the World Forum 378

United Religions Initiative 57-62

World Economic Forum, 379

World Millennium Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders 51-52

Wicca 5, 12, 41, 48, 49, 57, 115 (also n3), 127-131, 162, 197, 200, 201, 257, 383, 410, 453 (also n2); see also Neopaganism

Williams, Archbishop Rowan (Anglican) 144

Wittenberg Center for Alternative Resources 138 (also n11), 259

Woodward, Kenneth 351

World Bank 24, 95, 221, 225, 326, 378, 389, 394

World Core Curriculum; see Robert Muller Schools

World Council of Churches 110, 112, 235, 369

World Economic Forum 5, 6, 17, 24, 25, 50, 111, 247 n1, 389, 392-396, 398, 401

world government 12, 220, 308-312, 342-346, 350, 357, 360, 364, 380-382, 391, 397-398, 438; see also global governance

World Millennium Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders 50-54, 94, 111

World War I 21, 214, 299

World War II 21, 42, 148, 189, 214, 254 n5, 271 n8, 275-277, 289-291, 299-300, 331, 342, 346 n2, 407, 415, 416 (also n3), 445 (also n2)

Y

Younghusband, Sir Francis 42

Z

Zionism 209, 268, 366 n8, 440 n1, 441-442; see also Israel; Palestine

Zoroastrianism, and the URI 57, 91 n4, 108-109, 201, 454